‘Slum’ is not a dirty word.

It’s time to re-think how we view informal settlements

A shift from rural to urban environments is forming more slums and informal settlements than ever before. It’s time to empower the people living in these settlements through cooperation and awareness. Let’s fix this together.

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2016 Dencity Winners Announced!

The intent of this competition is twofold: to foster new ideas on how to better handle the growing density of unplanned cities and to spread awareness of this massive problem. Contestants should consider how design can empower communities and allow for a self sufficient future.

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View Last Year’s Winners

2015 marked the beginning of the annual Dencity Competition. The announcement was well received by the international community and word spread quickly. By the time the competition deadline had passed, over 350 projects had been submitted from over 50 countries.

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